CANADA 1858 SG15 Cover from Hamilton to Scotland with 10d Jacques Cartier

Stock Code: P201006530

1855 (SP 22) cover from Hamilton to Scotland, franked at the British Packet rate by 1852-57 10d blue 'Cartier' with good to enormous margins (showing portion of adjoining stamp at left), tied by smudged target cancel with despatch cds at lower left and very fine 'PKT. LETTER / PAID / LIVERPOOL' tombstone ds (6 OC) in brown alongside. Backstamped at Edinburgh (OCT 8). Light filing folds (well away from stamp), still fine and very scarce. Ex 'Loch' (Firby 28 Apr 1999, lot 217). [N.B. During 1855 many of the Cunard ships were pulled from trans-Atlantic duty by the British Government to be used to carry troops to the battlefields in the Crimea. Thus most mail sent during 1855 was directed by the Allan Line.]

£1,750.00

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CANADA 1858 SG15 Cover from Hamilton to Scotland with 10d Jacques Cartier - £1,750.00

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